Gender in Agriculture Partnership

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By Enricka Julien, public relations liaison, from Trinidad and Tobago.

I have always been passionate about agriculture and all the activities linked to this industry, which I believe came from growing up in the countryside, particularly during a time when Caroni (1975) Limited –a famous company in Trinidad and...

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Posted on : 22/01/2015
Ruth Quaye

Story captured by Miriam Hird-Younger, as part of the series "Investing in Youth in Agriculture - Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) in Ghana." This Wednesday, this AgEx...

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Posted on : 21/01/2015
Aliya Lakhani

Story captured by Miriam Hird-Younger, as part of the series "Investing in Youth in Agriculture - Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) in Ghana." This Wednesday, this AgEx...

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Posted on : 21/01/2015
Shaping my future in Gender, Agriculture and Global Development

Moses Owiny, Project Officer with the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET), kicks off the "Young women and Youth's Gender Perspectives in Agricultural Development" series that spotlight young professionals' experiences for women's empowerment in agricultural development. From research to private sector, mass media to civil society...

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Posted on : 20/01/2015

For Africa to achieve food self-sufficiency, governments must give a greater decision-making role to African agriculture’s most important actors: Women.

Often marginalised when it comes to land ownership, agricultural education, access to credit and control of the proceeds of agricultural sales, women must be allowed to break out of a poverty trap that prevents greater productivity....

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Posted on : 19/01/2015

Source: UNFAO

Closing gender gaps in agriculture can generate significant gains for the sector and for the society as a whole by improving nutrition, food security and income levels, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

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Posted on : 08/01/2015

Disparities on land access are one of the major causes for social and gender inequalities in rural areas. Gender differentiated rights to land have implications on rural food security and nutrition as well as on the wellbeing of rural families and individuals. Learn more about the different factors that relate to gender inequalities embedded in land rights.

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Posted on : 16/12/2014

The Gender, Agriculture, and Assets Project (GAAP) team has released a new guide, Reducing the Gender Asset Gap Through Agricultural Development, explains the importance of assets - both tangible assets such as land, labor, and animals and intangible assets such as...

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Posted on : 03/12/2014
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GCARD 2015 is the third of three Global Conferences on Agricultural Research for Development. Organized by the Global Forum on Agriculture Research (GFAR) and the CGIAR, it is an inclusive, participatory process and an opportunity to shape the future. It will encourage conversations for...
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Posted on : 27/11/2014

In September 2014, the...

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Posted on : 26/11/2014

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